Rrose is a Rrose is Rrose: Gender Performance In Photography by Jennifer Blessing

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Rrose is a Rrose is Rrose: Gender Performance In Photography by Jennifer Blessing
With Contributions by Judith Halberstam, Lyle Ashton Harris, Nancy Spector, Carole-Anne Tyler & Sarah Wilson

folio. pp. viii, 224. profusely illustrated. artists' biographies. index. hardcover. dw. (near fine - back cover bit scuffed with some sticker residue, black remainder mark to bottom of text block). [New York]: Guggenheim Museum, [1997].

Published in conjunction with an exhibition.

ISBN-10: 0810969017 / ISBN 13: 9780810969018

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Films with cross-dressed protagonists and advertisements featuring androgynous adolescents are just some of the evidence of the contemporary fascination with gender and sexuality. This book provides an art-historical perspective on photography that explores and plays with this controversial, sexy subject.

Features work by Janine Antony, Matthew Barney, Cecil Beaton, Brassai, Claude Cahun, Marcel Duchamp, Nan Goldin, Hannah Hoch, Jurgen Klauke, George Platt Lynes, Man Ray, Robert Mapplethorpe, Christain Marclay, Annette Messager, Pierre Molinier, Yasumasa Morimura, Catherine Opie, Lucas Samaras, Cindy Sherman, Katharina Sieverding, Inez van Lamsweerde, Andy Warhol & Madame Yevonde